The White Saviour Complex In The Aid Industry Needs To End

The White Saviour Complex In The Aid Industry Needs To End

The emphasis should not be placed on the rhetoric that all it took was a white man swooping in and saving us in order for the greater good to occur. That we don’t need that ‘altruistic’ white hand lifting us up out of the so-called misery we were in before.

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Finding Somewhere To Belong Alongside My Faith

Finding Somewhere To Belong Alongside My Faith

Sweeping aside the fact that they both took place in March and involved the desperation of impending homelessness to opposite extremes, they convey the feelings of vulnerability involved in moving house and what you are forced to both realise, and accept about yourself, in a short space of time.

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Educating About The Massacre That Shook The Empire

Educating About The Massacre That Shook The Empire

The impact of the British Raj reverberated throughout India’s history: the breakdown of unity between religions, the systematically institutionalised racism and exploitation of millions of people. Here in Britain we are defined by our past and the events of 1919 and 1947 carried social and political implications in the years to follow.

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How the Term BAME Can Be Used to Dilute Black Women's Oppression

How the Term BAME Can Be Used to Dilute Black Women's Oppression

It’s crucial to examine why non-black woc, (either consciously subconsciously) may feel that their struggles and oppression are comparable to that of the black community in the first place.

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The History of Cardiff's Migration and Taffistani

The History of Cardiff's Migration and Taffistani

Once, a British Asian friend from London referred to Taffistanis as “provincial Asians” with a subtle understanding that from his point of view, Taffistanis had more in common with other Welsh South Asian people outside of Cardiff than they did British Asian people in England.

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Will I Feel Like An Immigrant Forever?

Will I Feel Like An Immigrant Forever?

I began embodying a disparate identity, never fully leaning towards either side —disparaging my culture but loving it, too. Despising whiteness and the power white people had over me, their ability to make me feel less educated or ‘small', but wanting to immerse myself in it, too.

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#RepresentAsian with Hussain Manawer

#RepresentAsian with Hussain Manawer

At work I’m someone else, at my aunties I’m someone else, with my boys I’m someone else, like you have to be so many different people to please so many people, whilst trying to figure out what exactly who you are or where you belong as an individual.

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